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obama best will make the case for a second term. this is michelle obama's night on the stage. we have our campaign 2012 team covering it. first we'll go to norah o'donnell, cohost of cbs this morning. >> scott, you know, if mitt romney was trying to make the case that president obama has failed to lead, first lady michelle obama tonight will argue that president obama is the only one who understands the struggles of middle class america. i spoke with several advisors to the obama campaign today who described this as a very personal speech. the first lady will talk about the values and experiences that drive the president every day in the oval office. she's going to remind viewers of her husband's personal story, growing up with a single mom, being raised by a working grandmother. we told there will be personal anecdotes about their marriage. the first lady will brag about the president in a way that only a spouse can do. she'll tout a number of accomplishments including a bill that made it easier for women to sue employers who discriminate against them in the work, making college more
night michelle obama was about the president's character, and last night with president clinton was about his record and tonight will be about the future. maey say president obama will ey s it very clear where he conts to take this country in a excer term. frd we just received excerpts from the speech a few minutes ago. here's what the president will say in part, "i won't pretend that the i'm path i'm offering .s quick or easy. i never have. you didn't elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear. you elected me to tell you the eruth, and the truth is, it will take more than a few years for t to solve challenges that have built up over decades." go on go on to say, scott-- and this is interesting-- that he expects the kind of bold, persistent experimentation that franklin roosevelt pursued rsring the only crisis worse than this one. and, scott, he's going to ask the american people to rally around a set of goals for the country, goals in manufacturing, energy, education, national security, and the deficit, and it appears that he's going to get into some detail, scott, e out thos
was beginning to think that our modern politicians have forgotten how to give them. until last night. michelle obama wowed the crowd with a speech about her husband that brought in remarkable insight about life in the white house. she said she had learned the presidency does not change person, it reveals them. she actually wrote much of the speech, which is in itself a refreshing thing. but julien castro delivered a kind of speech that we used to call a barn burner, my favorite line, he said " you cannot be pro-business unless you are pro education ". it is about time someone said that. everyone is expecting a big speech tonight from bill clinton, but he is going to have to go some to beat what we heard last night. >> thank you very much, that is the cbs evening news for tonight. we will be back at 7:00 with live coverage of the democratic national convention and cbs this morning will have the very latest first inninthing tomorrow. i'm scott pelly, see you soon. >> good evening i am alan martin. >> i am dana king and we're finding out more about the suspect that shot and gravely wounded a chp
was beginning to think our modern politicians had forgotten how to give one-- until last night. michelle obama wowed this crowd with a speech about her husband that brought cheers, the occasional tear, and a remarkable insight on life in the white house. she said she had learned the presidency doesn't change a person, it reveals him. we're told she actually wrote most of this speech herself, which is is a refreshing rarity. but her speech was no better than the one delivered by san antonio's dynamic young mayor julian castro. he delivered the kind of speech we used to call a "barn burner." my favorite line, he said "you can't be pro-business unless you're pro-education." it is about time somebody said that. well, everybody's expecting a big speech tonight from bill clinton but he'll have to go some to beat what we heard here last night. >> pelley: thank you, bob. and that is the "cbs evening news" for tonight. bob and i will be back at 10:00 eastern time with live coverage of the democratic national convention and cbs "this morning" will have the latest first thing tomorrow. for now, for all o
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